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The City of Gulf Shores, AL

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The city of Gulf Shores is located in the state of Alabama in Baldwin County and has a population of 10,268 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Gulf Shores is Pensacola, approximately 33 miles from the city center.

There are several family restaurants in or near Gulf Shores, including Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort Gulf Shores-, Best Western On The Beach, Subway Beach Side, Sea-N-Suds Restaurant & Oyster Bar and Waffle House. For a larger selection of Gulf Shores restaurants select our Restaurants tab above.

Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Gulf Shores Amusement Parks, Zoos, Beaches and/or Golf Courses, including the Woodlands Golf Course at Craft Farms The, Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo, Waterville USA, Gulf Shores and Orange Beach Golf Center. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Gulf Shores please click on the Attractions tab above.

The following 3 airports are located in or near Gulf Shores:
- Gulf Shores Jack Edwards Airport (GUF)
- Pensacola Reg Airport
- Pensacola Regional Airport (PNS)

Gulf Shores, Alabama Climate and Weather

Current Weather in Gulf Shores
In the month of September, Gulf Shores experiences an average high temperature of 87 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in September are usually about 68 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.97 inches.

The seasonal climate varies in Gulf Shores with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 62 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Gulf Shores to receive an average of 5.33 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 6.73 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months.

The temperature has been known to get as high as 102 degrees in the summer and as low as 5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Gulf Shores should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 78 degrees, and nighttime lows of 56.


                                                                                    
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Gulf Shores, Alabama Attractions

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Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo  - Gulf Shores,
The Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo opened in June 1989 in Gulf Shores, Alabama as Zooland Animal Park. It is operated by the Zoo Foundation, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and relies on admissions, memberships and contributions for its funding. It was the basis of the Animal Planet show The Little Zoo That Could.
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American Sport Art Museum and Archives  - Daphne,
The United States Sports Academy is an accredited, sport-specific institution located in Daphne, Alabama. It offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs as well as certificate programs. Founded in 1972, the Academy has provided its sports programs to more than 60 countries around the world.
Battleship Memorial Park Mobile Alabama
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Battleship Memorial Park  - Mobile,
Battleship Memorial Park is a military history park and museum that can be found on the western shore of Mobile Bay in Mobile, Alabama. It has a collection of notable aircraft and museum ships including the South Dakota-class battleship USS Alabama and Gato-class submarine USS Drum. The USS Alabama and USS Drum are both National Historic Landmarks, and the park as a whole is listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage.
Bellingrath Gardens And Home Theodore Alabama
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Bellingrath Gardens and Home  - Theodore,
Bellingrath Gardens and Home is a 65-acre botanical garden and mansion that can be found on the Fowl River in Theodore, a suburb of Mobile, Alabama. The site was listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on September 14, 1977 and on the National Register of Historic Places on October 19, 1982.

 

Bragg Mitchell Mansion Mobile Alabama
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Bragg-Mitchell Mansion  - Mobile,
The Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, which is also referred to as the Bragg-Mitchell House, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama. It was built in 1855 by Judge John Bragg and is the one of the most photographed buildings in the city as well as one of the more popular tourist attractions. The house has been attributed to John's brother, a local Alabama architect, Alexander J. Bragg.
Carlen House Mobile Alabama
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Carlen House  - Mobile,
The Carlen House, which is also referred to as the Carlen House Museum, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama. The house was built in the Gulf Coast cottage style in 1843. It was the residence of Michael and Mary Carlen, Irish immigrants, and their twelve children. Operated as a farm during the 19th century, the Mobile County School Board acquired 38 acres of the property from the Carlen family in 1923 as the site for a new public city school.
Civil War Soldiers Museum Pensacola Florida
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Civil War Soldiers Museum  - , Pensacola,
The Civil War Soldiers Museum is a museum that can be found at 108 South Palafox Place, Pensacola, Florida. It houses U.S. Civil War artifacts.

 

 

Conde Charlotte House Mobile Alabama
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Conde-Charlotte House  - Mobile,
The Conde-Charlotte House, which is also referred to as the Kirkbride House, is a historic house museum in Mobile, Alabama. The earliest section of the building, the rear kitchen wing, was built in 1822. The main section of the house was added a few decades later and is two and a half floors. The entire structure is constructed of hand-made brick with a smooth stucco plaster over the exterior.
Creekside Golf Club Pensacola Florida
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Creekside Golf Club  - , Pensacola,
The Creekside Golf Club is an 18 hole public golf course in Escambia County Florida. Built in 1972, this Pensacola course is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 850-944-7969. The golf course dress code is as follows: No tank tops or cutoffs.

 


Address: 5555 Esperanto Dr, Pensacola, FL 32526
Falls Course At Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail At Magnolia Grove Mobile Alabama
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Falls Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove  - Mobile,
The Falls Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Magnolia Grove is a 24 hole public golf course in Mobile County Alabama. Built in 1992, this Mobile course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 251-645-0075. The golf course dress code is as follows: No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required.
Address: 7001 Magnolia Grove Pkwy, Mobile, AL 36618
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Gulf Shores, Alabama Hotels

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Resortquest Rentals At Seawind Condominiums
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Resortquest Rentals At Seawind Condominiums
401 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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San Carlos By Youngs Sun Coast
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San Carlos By Youngs Sun Coast
3639 Gulf Shores Parkway
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

Seawinds By Youngs Sun Coast
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Seawinds By Youngs Sun Coast
401 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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Island Sunrise By Youngs Sun C
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Island Sunrise By Youngs Sun C
409 East Beach Blvd No 2
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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The Lighthouse By Meyer Re
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The Lighthouse By Meyer Re
455 E. Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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Island Shores By Youngs Sun Co
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Island Shores By Youngs Sun Co
421 East Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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The Lighthouse By Youngs Sun
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The Lighthouse By Youngs Sun
455 East Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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Boardwalk By Sugar Sands Realt
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Boardwalk By Sugar Sands Realt
420 East Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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Whaler
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Whaler
505 East Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

Gulf House By Sugar Sands
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Gulf House By Sugar Sands
511 East Beach Blvd.
Gulf Shores, AL 36542

 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama Restaurants

This is a list of Gulf Shores Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers. Happy Dining!

 
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Waffle House
382 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)948-5901
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Sea-N-Suds Restaurant & Oyster Bar
East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)948-7894
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Hooters Restaurant
300 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)948-4668
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Denny's Restaurant
337 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)948-2711
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Gulf Island Grill
244 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)968-4440
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Best Western On The Beach
Hwy 182 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(800)788-4557
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Subway Beach Side
316 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)948-5771
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Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort Gulf Shores-
365 E Beach Blvd
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(334)948-6191
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Best Western On The Beach
337 East Beach Boulevard
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)948-2711
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Ribs & Reds
128 East 1st Avenue
Gulf Shores, AL 36542
(251)948-7337
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Foley, Alabama: A Picturesque Small Town
Published March 16, 2011

Foley Alabama is a picturesque family friendly small town. There are lots of interesting shops and attractions and offers a relaxing alternative to more crowded cities.

 

National Naval Aviation Museum: Aircraft Through the Ages
Published March 3, 2011

The Naval Air Station in Pensacola Florida is where you will find the National Naval Aviation Museum, and impressive display of military aircraft including trolley tours.

 

Fort Barrancas: First Shots Fired in the Civil War
Published March 3, 2011

Fort Barrancas is located in Pensacola Florida at the Naval Air Station. It is free, highly entertaining and fascinating for kids, and the guides are extremely knowledgeable.

 

Fort Pickens: Pensacola Harbor Defense Turned Geronimo Prison
Published February 20, 2011

Today Fort Pickens Florida includes a series of former military defense batteries with guided tours, an extensive campground and a beautiful quartz sand beach.

 

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